The Gamut

All of the ACLU blogs in one place

Oil and Water Don’t Mix: Why the ACLU Is Standing Up for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

The ACLU has joined 34 tribes in asking a federal court to halt pipeline construction until an environment study can be done.

By Stephen Pevar
February 24, 2017

President Trump’s Executive Order Would Unlawfully Keep Out 60,000 Refugees Who Would Have Resettled in the US This Year. We’re Fighting It.

Vulnerable people count on resettlement to build a new, safe life.

By Liz Sweet
February 24, 2017

The ACLU’s Next Endeavor: Organizing the People’s Power to Resist

We are fighting President Trump in court, but we need you to take our fight to the streets.

By Faiz Shakir
February 24, 2017

Admitting Refugees Makes America Great

I know because I worked in the White House to bring them to the United States.

By Ronald Newman
February 23, 2017

In South Dakota, Officials Defied a Federal Judge and Took Indian Kids Away From Their Parents in Rigged Proceedings

In Rapid City, social workers and a judge were flagrantly violating the Indian Child Welfare Act.

By Stephen Pevar
February 22, 2017

President Trump Is Beginning to Build the Apparatus of Human Misery He Promised During the Campaign

Trump’s new immigration directives are an iron-fisted assault on sane immigration enforcement.

By Chris Rickerd
February 22, 2017

Racial Profiling Raises Its Ugly Head (Again): A Night in the Life of a Black Man in Milwaukee

We need to end racialized policing, so no one is pulled over because of the color of their skin.

By Caleb Roberts
February 22, 2017

We Must Rein in President Trump’s Spying Powers

Trump inherited surveillance powers used to spy on millions of Americans without a warrant — but some expire soon.

By Ashley Gorski
February 21, 2017

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